News & Business Issues

Pilot Project to Test Second Northbound Right-Turn Lane

November 13 marks the official start of the City of Lafayette’s pilot project to test a second northbound right-turn lane from Moraga Road onto Mount Diablo Boulevard. The pilot will evaluate whether adding an additional turn arrow for right-turn movements in the middle northbound lane on Moraga Road can effectively reduce traffic congestion farther upstream (south of the intersection).

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New Program to Manage PCBs during Building Demolition

Purpose of the Program: PCBs have been detected at elevated levels in certain sport fish in San Francisco Bay. To make the fish safer to eat and protect human health, PCBs sources to the Bay need to be identified and controlled. Urban stormwater runoff is considered a...

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New Prop. 65 Regulations: What do they mean for your small business?

AUGUST 2018, new regulations regarding Prop. 65 went into affect. California voters enacted the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (“Proposition 65”) in 1986. The law requires warnings for potentially dangerous chemicals that may cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harms. Thirty-two years later, Californians are now well accustomed to seeing these warnings on consumer products, and virtually everywhere they go.

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Upcoming Downtown Events

Lafayette Res Run for Education - Sunday, October 21 On the morning of Sunday, October 21 approximately 2000 people will run along Mt. Diablo Blvd. The Chamber would like to encourage you to take advantage! Local businesses - think about opening your store early (runs...

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Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our new website! On behalf of the Lafayette Chamber staff and our tech committee chair, John McCormick of Lamorinda Music, we would like to welcome you to our brand new Lafayette Chamber website! Please do pardon our dust, as we have not only just launched...

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Four Tips to Consider Before Starting a Small Business

Four Tips to Consider Before Starting a Small Business By Andrew Foust, Wells Fargo Small Business Leader As the economy continues to improve, it’s a positive sign to see more people venturing out to start a small business. Yet it’s important to take time to research...

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Lafayette Listens

Lafayette Listens! is an online forum for civic engagement. Read what others are saying about important Lafayette topics, then post your own statement.

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Walnut Creek Magazine

California Comfort: Lafayette’s Booming Restaurant Scene | Walnut Creek Magazine
by Pam Kessler and Fran Miller

It’s a good time to be a foodie in the East Bay. As the region’s culinary reputation expands, restaurateurs are stepping up their game. Local chefs are pushing the Lafayette dining scene forward in exciting ways with everything from wild boar pâté and honey fried chicken to duck confit fries and creamy mac n cheese. Here are a few Lafayette restaurants that are great places to eat. Read more >>